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13 Travaux of Hercules

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85 Route de Pinel, Cul de Sac, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 590 87-4332
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Kingston, Canada
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there twice (hope that counts for something!) For lunch and dinner. Good food, affordable, friendly personal service from owner. We could not get enough of Hercule's Goat Stew. And the fish (snapper) was very fresh, very well prepared. Unfortunately I forgot to take the picture before I ravished my plate. And in true island style there was a... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Haitian food with good flavors, but derived from ingredients not as appealing as other restaurants in the area.

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Thank Salem709
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a fun place to try good Haitian food. Hercule offer a great friendly service. The rum punch is very good

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Thank katekate3883
London, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were looking for a place to grab a small bite and drinks at 11pm on Saturday Night in sleepy cul de sac and stumbled on this place. Beers were cold and salt fish app with super hot sauce was tasty. You can order fresh lobster they will catch for you same day and cook up. Lots of fish on... More 

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Thank wanderingcanuk2017
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We wandered into the restaurant on a lark, and had a wonderful lunch. Our host and chef was very warm and gregarious. He was a little shot handed so it took a bit to get our food but it was well worth the wait. I had a Haitian pork dish that was a house special that was phenomenal--- I was... More 

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Thank Steven N
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Hercules is a wonderful host and the food is outstanding.The creole appetizer assortment isn't to be missed, stuffed crab, christophine (chayote squash), salt fish fritters and boudain, with loads of fresh tomatoes and salad around it. The Griot (similar to cuban mariscos - pork that is briefly boiled to remove fat, then seared), creole shrimp, mahi-mahi and stewed goat were... More 

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Thank wrathofdog
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We found this place and were at first the only guests. Creole sampler appetizer delicious for sharing. Goat curry maybe best taste on the island. Enjoy this gem!

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Thank Lea B
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Nice Ti Punch, cold beer. Good food fun space. Return visit for me and my wife. Creole theme however varied menu. Good fish and roast chicken too.

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Thank ChristopherB684
Reston, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We ordered the goat and it was cold in the middle, we complained and the second dish ( chicken) was also cold in the middle. The owner was very apologetic and said" my wife is heating it up in the microwave ". The Rum punch was the only good thing about our meal.!!!!!

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Thank Anne V
Stamford, Connecticut
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We went here for breakfast every morning while we were staying in Anse Marcel. We did eat dinner here too one night and were not disappointed. The service is quick and the owner is nice to talk too. The prices are very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Route de Pinel, Cul de Sac, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Cul de Sac
  • Phone Number: +590 590 87-4332
Description
Fine Creole--Caribbean cooking in the French side of Saint Martin.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?